The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will launch a Splash-n-Dash race series for kids and adults. Photo by

Looking for some quick, short races to tune up your triathlon skills?

The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy is launching a Summer Splash-n-Dash race series for adults and youth.

The non-sanctioned races will take place monthly on Sunday mornings starting in May. A Ladies Only event is scheduled for June, a Couples/Pairs event is set for July, and a Junior Championship will take place in August.

The swims will take place in the academyís outdoor heated, Olympic-sized pool. Runs will follow the on-site crushed granite trail and paved sidewalks.

The course will cover trails on the academyís property. Photo courtesy Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy

Ages 6 to 10 will swim 100 meters and run .3 miles. Ages 11 to 15 will swim 200 meters and run 1 mile. Adults will swim 800 meters and run 2 miles.

Entry fee is $15. To register and see course maps, go here.

Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy is located at 5513 Southwest Parkway. On race day, athletes and spectators must park at the Encino Trace/ARM office complex next door at 5707 Southwest Parkway.

Hereís the lineup:

May 15: Kidís Series Race No. 1 and Adult Splash-n-Dash June 19: Kidís Series Race No. 2 and Adult Ladies Only Splash-n-Dash July 24: Kidís Series Race No. 3 and Couples/Pairs Splash-n-Dash Aug. 14: Kidís Championship Race and Final Adult Splash-n-Dash

The Austin Aquatics and Sports Academy will host a summer Splash Ďn Dash series. Photo by Chris LeBlanc